A419 reopens after reports of car going in wrong direction
2:04pm Friday 20th September 2013 in News
THE A419 has reopened after reports that a driver had been spotted traveling in the wrong direction.
A members of the public had called police to say a man driving a small grey car had been spotted traveling in the wrong direction near the Highwayman Pub at Elkstone shortly before midday today.
The driver was reported as having turned on to the A419 close to the Highwayman Pub at Elkstone before driving in the wrong direction along the dual carriageway.
A spokesman for Gloucestershire Police said: "Officers carried out a rolling roadblock to slow traffic down while they looked for the car but they got to the roundabout at the end of the road and they had not found that vehicle.
"They were there so quickly they do not believe they could have missed it but it has been reported to Wiltshire Police just in case.
"They believe the driver turned around somehow."